Always check with your doctor before starting and kind of exercise program. If you have been sedentary, there are gentle yoga styles. It can lift your spirits. The brief soothing chant creates a feeling of oneness within our selves and with each other. There are meditative benefits of yoga. Start with an introduction class to learn the postures and sequence. Find a certified teacher. If you're looking for a heart-pumping workout with yoga try Ashtanga, an athletic yoga. Ashtanga links high-energy postures (called vinyasa) in a challenging aerobic sequence that burns more calories than a traditional yoga class. It's paced by the rhythm of your breath, you move through poses in a continuous flow, balancing, twisting, lunging, and stretching.
Ashtanga Yoga's Rewards:
*Strong mind/body connection
*Better flexibility, coordination, and posture
*Increased strength and endurance
*Improved heart and lung function
You will break a sweat, burn calories, and may even be a little sore the next day. Ooommm